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Counsel for Sale of Affordable Housing Complex

Lead negotiation and document drafting for sale of $2.75 MM affordable housing apartment complex, including negotiation and assignment of land use restrictions and loan from the Illinois Housing Development Authority.

Dennis E. Merkley

Counsel to Public Charter School in Building Flagship Campus

Counsel to a Nevada public charter school in its borrowing of $34.77MM (backed by tax-exempt bonds), to finance the school’s purchase of land and construction of a flagship K-12 campus.

Mark J. Gardberg

Successfully Represented Tenant by Settling Real Estate Dispute regarding Lease and Purchase Option

Successfully defended two companies in an action filed by landlord to terminate a commercial lease and purchase option agreement. After filing counterclaims and engaging in strategic discovery and depositions that exposed the landlord and its principal to liability for punitive damages, successfully negotiated settlement for client to purchase property at below fair market value with landlord paying nearly $200,000 of clients' attorneys' fees and costs.   

L. Christopher Rose

Counsel to Receiver

Counsel to receiver regarding federal firearms license holder engaging in sale and renting of firearms, and separate sale of real property and business assets/operations, including privileged licenses, to generate recovery for creditors. 

Christopher M. Warburton

Counsel to Financial Institutions

Represented multiple financial institutions in real estate, construction, and working capital financing transactions, including lead negotiation and drafting of credit agreement, promissory note, mortgage, assignment of leases, security agreement, and other ancillary documents related thereto.

Nolan A. Yaldo

Commercial Transactions and Real Estate

Lead or co-counsel in several commercial litigation cases involving commercial transactions and real estate matters.

Brad Knickerbocker

Counsel on Real Estate Matters

Represented sellers and purchasers in over $500MM in real estate assets including personal residential, shopping centers, restaurants, manufacturing facilities, office buildings, hotel complexes, and other commercial portfolios.

Christopher A. Cali

Real Estate Litigation

Counsel on real estate litigation matters including evictions, partitions, quiet title actions, breach of contract, and other real estate related causes of action.

Christopher A. Cali

Counsel to Landlords and Tenants

Represented landlords and tenants in a wide variety of simple and complex matters, including lease negotiations, evictions, commercial eviction defense, and lease workouts.  

Christopher A. Cali

Real Estate Purchase and Development Contracts

Lead negotiation and drafting of various diverse and complex real estate purchase and development contracts for numerous real estate developers/companies regarding the multiple takedown of real estate and negotiation of financings for the development of property(ies).

Charles A. Semmelhack